By Julie Han, Simon Fraser University, winner of the 2018 (Spring) Stories from Abroad Scholarship, member of the BC Study Abroad Writer in Residence Team
Study Abroad Destination: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Study, travel, work, or volunteer abroad? Check out the Study and Go Abroad Fair in Vancouver on February 28! Hundreds of exhibitors will be on display to help you navigate international options for your future!
Study and Go Abroad Fair
Date: February 28, 2019
Time: Noon to 6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre
By: Brooke MacNab, University of Victoria.
Eleven days seems like a long time, right? That’s what I thought too, but as the saying goes it’s amazing how time flies when you’re having fun, or in my case, learning, exploring, and having fun in Guangzhou, China.
By: Brooke MacNab, University of Victoria
Over the last year and a half, I have been studying Chinese language and culture at The University of Victoria (UVic). This winter break, I had the opportunity to be a guest of South China University of Technology for eleven exciting and wonderful days on an educational scholarship program between the provinces of British Columbia, Canada and Guangdong, China.
British Columbia’s Ministry of Education announced that applications are now open for the Student Exchange Mobility Awards, which provides funding for groups of 5 or more K-12 British Columbia students traveling with their teachers.
So, be sure to check with your school and see if they are running a Study Abroad program this year!
By: Michelle Davies, Thompson Rivers University, winner of the BC Study Abroad: Stories from Abroad Scholarship
Study Abroad Destination: Switzerland
Traveling abroad to study is both exciting and terrifying. It is a whirlwind of emotions. From my two experiences studying abroad, and working with numerous outbound students at my university, most imagine their time away through rose coloured glasses. Few prepare for the reality that struggles and mental health challenges may very well present themselves on our "trip of a lifetime."